Combine the first 7 ingredients in a large pot and simmer 15 minutes.
Saute ground beef and garlic in a little oil. Add to tomato sauce. Cover and let simmer 3 hours on low heat, stirring occasionally. Brown sausage and slice in rounds.
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Cook noodles until al dente. Combine ricotta, egg and parsley in a bowl.
Spread 1/3 of sauce on the bottom of a 12x8 inch baking dish. Arrange alternately layers of noodles, ricotta, sausage, sauce and parmesan, ending with parmesan.
Bake uncovered for 45 minutes. Let sit 5 minutes before serving.
Serves: 6 to 8